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Monday

October 13, 2003
10:14 am

Japanese scholar compares ghosts from East and West

Ghosts from Japan and England will share the podium at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in the Benjamin Mays Center, Bates College, when an associate professor of English literature at the University of Kyoto contrasts traditional Japanese ghosts with the spirits in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

Tuesday

September 23, 2003
10:07 am

Exhibition takes populist view of Russian religious art

Opening at the Museum of Art Oct. 17, an exhibition of Russian Orthodox icons spanning several centuries offers an intimate perspective on a genre rarely explored by Maine art presenters: religious objects.

Tuesday

September 23, 2003
9:23 am

Symposium celebrates 100 years of "The Souls of Black Folks"

In a symposium Friday and Saturday, Oct. 10-11, faculty and guests from as far away as Germany will use music, drama and scholarly presentations to mark the 100th anniversary of a milestone in African American thought.

Friday

September 12, 2003
10:34 am

Brunswick planner Holtwijk teaches urban studies

Students in an environmental studies seminar are learning about urban design and planning processes from one of Maine’s best-known community planners.

Brunswick planner Holtwijk teaches urban studies

Tuesday

September 2, 2003
11:54 am

Fulbright to support research in Vietnam for art professor

Trian Nguyen, assistant professor of art and Luce Junior Professor of Asian Studies at Bates, has received a $28,000 Fulbright Award to support a year of research and writing that will include a six-month stay in Vietnam.

Friday

August 22, 2003
10:57 am

Getting the lead out tests urban gardeners

An environmental studies major at Bates with a concentration in environmental geology, senior Rachel Booty is researching soil contamination by heavy metals — primarily lead — for her thesis. In particular, she’s investigating the impact such contamination makes on urban living. Her research has involved testing plant and soil samples from the downtown gardens run by Lots to Gardens, the community garden program that Booty works for, and comparing them to control materials taken from test gardens on campus.

Friday

August 1, 2003
11:03 am

National summit on undergraduate research to be hosted

From Aug. 2 through 4, forty-nine leaders in chemistry research from U.S. academic institutions, industry and funding agencies will attend a national Undergraduate Research Summit at Bates.

Thursday

April 24, 2003
10:19 am

Students retire pollution permit worth one ton of sulfur dioxide

For the third year, students in the 200-level “Environmental Economics” course at Bates have successfully bid on and purchased a government permit for the atmospheric release of a ton of sulfur dioxide (SO2), a pollutant that causes acid rain.

Monday

March 31, 2003
10:15 am

Art majors' exhibition opens at Museum of Art

In photographs, sculpture, ceramics, prints and paintings in a variety of media, 15 art majors cap their college careers with the popular Annual Senior Exhibition, opening with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4. The exhibit at the Museum of Art runs through May 25 and is open to the public at no charge.

Thursday

March 27, 2003
10:37 am

Collaborations distinguish gamelan concerts

In Olin Arts Center Concert Hall performances a week apart, Indonesian-style orchestra breaks new ground for the Maine music scene. A concert at 8 p.m. Friday, March 28, pairs the Gamelan Mawar Mekar with the Bates College Orchestra, a collaboration that may well be Maine’s first between the traditional Indonesian form and a Western-style orchestra.